December 2012 Sightings

Sam Galick

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Question Mark 3

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

flying. My latest date for a butterfly in my yard, surpassing previous date of 11/27.

  • Red Admiral 1

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenues Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3

Cynthia Allen

Woodcock Trail
Cape May County, NJ

all actively flying

  • Orange Sulphur 4

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 2

Will Kerling

Cedar Avenue - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Buddleia

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

US Gov't Plant Materials Center
Cape May County, NJ

photographed at 9:27 am / This butterfly now has been seen every month of this year!

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Brian Johnson

Dick's WMA
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Sam Galick

West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

flying by WCM gym

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Harvard Avenue - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

one quite fresh and the other very faded

  • Painted Lady 2

Doug Gochfeld

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Beth Polvino

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

saw a Skipper species on Alexander Avenue

  • Painted Lady 3

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

very actively flying on their own

  • Orange Sulphur 25

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

on Curly Parsley

  • Black Swallowtail 3

Jim Dowdell

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 8

Beth Polvino

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Painted Lady 2

Karl Lukens

Coral and Cambridge Avenues Garden
Cape May County, NJ

photo

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Rea Farm (the Beanery)
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: really fresh!; Red Admiral: very worn / This butterfly was seen quite a lot today by different observers and it now has been recorded every month of this year!

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Sam Galick

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: Southbound Alexander Ave.

  • Red Admiral 9
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenues Garden
Cape May County, NJ

all Cats on a potted Fennel Plant

  • Black Swallowtail 5

Beth Polvino

Garden along Shore Drive - N Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: on Curly Parsley

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Painted Lady 1

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Rhea Doherty

Railroad Tracks within CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

while walking dog

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

flying

  • Red Admiral 1

Tom Reed

Avalon Seawatch (7th Street seawall)
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: one westbound along seawall; another generally moving SE over ocean, close to shore; Red Admiral: all southbound, arriving from over the ocean

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Red Admiral 4

Will Kerling

US Gov't Plant Materials Center
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 9
  • Painted Lady 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

fresh male nectaring on dandelion

  • Cabbage White 1

Pat & Clay Sutton, Josh Nemeth

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

flew by the back window

  • Red Admiral 1

Jim Dowdell

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Monarch 2